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20 Tips for Creating a Professional Learning Network

20 Tips for Creating a Professional Learning Network | Innovative Educator | Scoop.it
Networking is a prime form of 21st century learning.  The world is much smaller thanks to technology.  Learning is transforming into a globally collaborative enterprise.  Take for example scientist...
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“And the Customizable 3D Printed Model Rockets Red Glare…”

“And the Customizable 3D Printed Model Rockets Red Glare…” | Innovative Educator | Scoop.it
Independence Day is celebrated this weekend, and many people will be hearing the lines from the "Star Spangled Banner": "And the rockets red glare..." For t

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“And the Customizable 3D Printed Model Rockets Red Glare…” http://3dprint.com/78858/3d-printed-rocket/

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A Place for Learning: The Physical Environment of Classrooms

A Place for Learning: The Physical Environment of Classrooms | Innovative Educator | Scoop.it
Edutopia blogger Mark Phillips suggests that a critical piece of student learning is the physical environment of the classroom itself. He offers examples of and resources for turning impersonal spaces into student-friendly havens of learning.
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MakerBot and Autodesk Partner to Crowdsource 3D Printers in Schools!

MakerBot and Autodesk Partner to Crowdsource 3D Printers in Schools! | Innovative Educator | Scoop.it
It's funny that right after our last post about Obama's Industrial Revolution speech in 3D, we got confirmation of a rad new program for high schools! Beginning November 12, 2013, individuals and c...
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I have recently dabbled with Tinkercad by Autodesk. We are planning to use our new Makerbot with Elementary students. Tinkercad is really user-friendly and will be our program of choice to start printing in the new year! 

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iCreate, iLearn - Science Night

iCreate, iLearn - Science Night | Innovative Educator | Scoop.it
Instructables donated 5 Makey Makeys for our students and parents to play and create.  The banana piano, carrot piano, playdoh controller, dance mat, and interactive Minecraft EDU mat were big hits....
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SAMR Model Explained for Teachers ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

SAMR Model Explained for Teachers ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning | Innovative Educator | Scoop.it
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Raspberry Pi - Teach, Learn, and Make with Raspberry Pi

Raspberry Pi - Teach, Learn, and Make with Raspberry Pi | Innovative Educator | Scoop.it
The Raspberry Pi is a tiny and affordable computer that you can use to learn programming through fun, practical projects. Join the global Raspberry Pi Community.
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Bitsbox: a new way to introduce kids to computer programming

Bitsbox: a new way to introduce kids to computer programming | Innovative Educator | Scoop.it
A code.org featured activity, Bitsbox provides monthly projects that teach gradeschoolers how to program apps. Try it now for free at Bitsbox.com.
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WeAreTeachers: STEM: It's Elementary!

WeAreTeachers: STEM:  It's Elementary! | Innovative Educator | Scoop.it
Find education news, teaching strategies, lesson plans, activity ideas and more on the WeAreTeachers blog. Featuring posts by guest bloggers and teachers.
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Our Makerspace Journey

Our Makerspace Journey | Innovative Educator | Scoop.it
This page is a collection of posts that document the journey of creating a Makerspace in Stewart Middle Magnet School in Tampa, FL.  This page, and our Makerspace, are constantly growing, changing ...
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The Maker's Playlist: 10 TED Talks to feed your tinkering habit

The Maker's Playlist: 10 TED Talks to feed your tinkering habit | Innovative Educator | Scoop.it
The TEDActive community is made up of a unique group of smart, creative, passionate and quirky individuals. In this segment, we will be curating a special TED Talks playlist for each of the myriad ...
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Free Technology for Teachers: Learning to Program With MaKey MaKey in Elementary School

Free Technology for Teachers: Learning to Program With MaKey MaKey in Elementary School | Innovative Educator | Scoop.it
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Shachar Oz (Intel) - Intel® RealSense™ augmented reality open world game Toyz at AWE 2015

Shachar Oz (Intel) - Live demonstration of the augmented reality open world game, Toyz, which uses real-time scene perception and tracking from Intel® ...
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This is awesome augmented reality!

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SPRK Education Program - programming, robotics, and math for kids - YouTube

We created the SPRK program because we believe play is a powerful teacher. Whether you're an educator or a parent, SPRK lessons will teach kids the basic con...
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3D Printing | MakerBot

3D Printing | MakerBot | Innovative Educator | Scoop.it
MakerBot is leading the next industrial revolution by setting the standard in desktop 3D printing, desktop 3D scanning, and 3D entertainment.
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Designing a School Makerspace

Designing a School Makerspace | Innovative Educator | Scoop.it
Jennifer Cooper, designer, maker and gardening teacher, presents a practical approach to defining and designing the right makerspace for your school.
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Papertronics Lunar Module Kit

Papertronics Lunar Module Kit | Innovative Educator | Scoop.it
Papertronics Lunar Modules - These DIY papertoys are a great way to get hands-on and learn about electronics. Papertronics come with three paper toys and all the electronics needed to make them light up.
 
SpaceBoy, Alien Girl and Tabla Rasa (a blank version to design yourself) included. Turn them into a cool night light, partylights or a fun additions to a room or desk. When the spaceships are put in their landers one way, they light up. Turn them another way and they are off.
 
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NAO Next Gen now available for a wider audience | Robohub

NAO Next Gen now available for a wider audience | Robohub | Innovative Educator | Scoop.it
NAO Next Gen now available for a wider audience
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littleBits: DIY Electronics For Prototyping and Learning

littleBits: DIY Electronics For Prototyping and Learning | Innovative Educator | Scoop.it
littleBits puts the power of electronics in the hands
of everyone. Make your own electronic creations with no soldering,
wiring, or programming required.
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Makerspace Resources and Programming ideas

Makerspace Resources and Programming ideas | Innovative Educator | Scoop.it
(Updated post from my Podbean Site) Summer 2014 I was asked to present a webinar to Ohio School Librarians for InfOhio. The recording is available here. I also created a resource list (adapted from...
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The Makings of a Makerspace: Three Examples

The Makings of a Makerspace: Three Examples | Innovative Educator | Scoop.it
By Lindsey Own - Tools, organization, student projects of the makerspaces at Marymount in NYC, Ann Richards STARS in Austin, and Edmonds CC in Seattle.
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MakerBot Thingiverse - 3D Printing

MakerBot Thingiverse - 3D Printing | Innovative Educator | Scoop.it
Thingiverse is a universe of things. Download our files and build them with your lasercutter, 3D printer, or CNC.
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SAMR

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SAMR is a model designed to help educators infuse technology into teaching and learning. Developed by Dr. Ruben Puentedura,  the  model supports and enables teachers to design, develop, and ...
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